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Table 1 Composition and nutrient levels of experimental diets (as air-dried)

From: Intrauterine growth restriction alters growth performance, plasma hormones, and small intestinal microbial communities in growing-finishing pigs

Items Nursery pig feed (28–69 d of age) Growing pig feed (70–103 d of age) Finishing pig feed (104–165 d of age)
Ingredients, %
 Corn 60.00 61.00 61.17
 Barley 6.00 8.00 8.00
 Soybean oil 2.00 1.50 1.00
 Soybean meal 27.50 25.00 25.50
 CaHPO4 0.10 0.10 0
 Lysine 0.16 0.18 0.13
 Methionine 0.02 0.03 0.00
 Threonine 0.10 0.07 0.08
 Anti-oxidant 0.02 0.02 0.02
 Anti-mildew agent 0.10 0.10 0.10
 Nursery pigs premixa 4.00 0 0
 Growing-finishing pigs premixb 0 4.00 4.00
 Total 100.00 100.00 100.00
Nutrient levelsc
 Digestible energy, MJ/kg 13.91 13.77 13.64
 Crude protein 17.20 16.40 16.50
 Crude fat 4.70 4.30 3.80
 Crude fiber 2.70 2.70 2.80
 Digestible lysine 1.17 1.08 1.05
 Digestible methionine 0.33 0.30 0.28
 Digestible threonine 0.77 0.71 0.73
 Total calcium 0.77 0.74 0.66
 Total phosphorus 0.56 0.52 0.45
  1. aNursery pig premix supplied per kg feed: 8,000 IU vitamin A, 228 IU vitamin D3, 15 IU vitamin E, 3.0 mg vitamin K3, 1.3 mg vitamin B1, 3.1 mg vitamin B2, 1.2 mg vitamin B6, 0.03 mg vitamin B12, 13.4 mg calcium pantothenate, 500 mg choline chloride, 120 mg iron, 10 mg copper, 130 mg zinc, 100 mg manganese, 0.3 mg iodine, and 0.3 mg selenium
  2. bGrowing-finishing pig premix supplied per kg feed: 15,000 IU vitamin A, 200 IU vitamin D3, 50 IU vitamin E, 4.0 mg vitamin K3, 4.0 mg vitamin B1, 10 mg vitamin B2, 3.0 mg vitamin B6, 0.04 mg vitamin B12, 20.0 mg calcium pantothenate, 800 mg choline chloride, 120 mg iron, 20 mg copper, 112 mg zinc, 124 mg manganese, 0.5 mg iodine, 0.4 mg selenium
  3. cNutrient levels were calculated values